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the total number of contracts outstanding. This equals to number of long positions or number of short positions
the price just before the final bell each day. This is used for the daily settlement process
is an OTC agreement to buy or sell an asset at a certain time in the future for a certain price
*Private contract between two parties
*Usually one specified delivery date
*Settled at end of contract
*Delivery or final settlement usual
*Some credit risk
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